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John Dramani Mahama

Date of Birth: 29/11/1958
Place of Birth: Damongo, Northern Region, Ghana


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Competing on competence

With just weeks to go until presidential elections on 7 December National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate former president John Dramani Mahama is still struggling to alter public perceptions that the New Patriotic Party government of Nana Akufo-Addo has demonstrated greater competence on the economy and is less tarnished by corruption scandals than his 2013-16 administration...


Anti-corruption boss 'no poodle'

The controversy comes just three weeks before polling day in the general election which pits the incumbent against John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress...


Election stirs up apathy

The incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo of the NPP is running against his predecessor John Dramani Mahama of the NDC...


Economics in a time of corona

Setting up the office of the Independent Special Prosecutor has taken far longer than promised but its first occupant Martin Amidu a former Attorney General has taken on an epic case: the allegation that individuals in and around President John Dramani Mahama's government benefited from corrupt payments from Europe's Airbus linked to the sale of military transport planes as part of a wider international bribe scheme...


Presidential action replay

In 2016 Akufo-Addo prevailed over then-President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) by over a million votes (AC Vol 59 No 23 Mahama wants a replay & Vol 57 No 25 A turning point vote for the Black Star)...


Dissident doctor

The leader, Dr Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, owns the Citadel hospital in Accra and is a vehement critic, on social media and other platforms, of the government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but also lambasts the opposition Presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama...


Midterm blues and red lines

The threat from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) depends on the outcome of a leadership contest in which former President John Dramani Mahama is one of seven contenders...


Hey, big spender!

Following clearance by the World Bank Ghana will complete its International Monetary Fund $900 million credit programme in April 2019 which started under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government led by John Dramani Mahama...

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Mahama wants a replay

The victory of Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo in the contest for national chairman at the opposition National Democratic Congress convention in Accra on 18 November could set the stage for former President John Dramani Mahama to emerge as the party's candidate in the 2020 elections...


The great observer gamble

Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn chaired the AU group and the Commonwealth group was led by former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama...

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